This Antibody was verified by Cell Treatment to ensure that the antibody binds to the antigen stated. View Details
This antibody has been negatively preadsorbed using a non-phosphopeptide corresponding to the site of phosphorylation to remove antibody that is reactive with non phosphorylated ATF2. The final product is generated by affinity chromatography using an ATF2-derived peptide phosphorylated at threonine 71. The peptide sequence is conserved in mouse, rat, chicken and frog. Suggested Western blot positive controls: NIH3T3 + anisomycin, or Jurkat + 10 µg/mL anisomycin for 60 minutes.
ATF-2 is a member of the group of bZip transcription factors. Heterodimer formation between members of the bZip group is common and is believed to add diversity to the cis-acting elements at which binding of the dimers is directed. Specifically, ATF-2 may dimerize with c-Jun, as occurs in response to E1a, and in so doing shift the binding preference of c-Jun toward ATF/CRE sites (1-3). Deletion analysis has indicated that the N-terminal region of ATF-2 containing threonine at residues 69 and 71 are essential for this purpose. These threonine residues are phosphorylated by JNK/SAPK for transcriptional activation.
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Protein Aliases: Activating 2; Activating transcription factor 2; activating transcription factor 2 splice variant ATF2-var2; ATF2; cAMP response element binding protein CRE- BP1; cAMP response element-binding protein CRE-BP1; cAMP responsive element binding protein 2, formerly; cAMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-2; cAMP-responsive element-binding protein 2; CREB-2; CREB2; CREBP1; Cyclic AMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-2; Cyclic AMP-responsive element-binding protein 2; Cyclic-AMP-dependent ATF-2; HB16; Histone acetyltransferase ATF2
Gene Aliases: ATF2; CRE-BP1; CREB-2; CREB2; CREBP1; HB16; TREB7
UniProt ID: (Human) P15336
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1386